John Oliver Tees Off On Trump’s Coal Lies [VIDEO]

Romper recaps:

As part of his campaign strategy, President Trump assured laid-off workers from some of the most environmentally destructive industrial jobs that he was committed to rolling back the EPA regulations that limited their work. Of course, reinvigorating the coal industry instead of investing in renewable energy sources could have devastating effects on the environment, so John Oliver addressed Trump’s interest in coal jobs on Last Week Tonight. Namely, he tackled some of the real reasons behind the coal industry’s decline, which, spoiler alert: don’t have all that much to do with President Obama.